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How Exactly Did Melania Trump Get a Visa for "Extraordinary Abilities"?

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It is unclear how Knauss-who married Trump in 2005-qualified for the so-called "genius visa", or "Einstein visa", as Bruce Morrison, a former Democratic congressman who wrote the Immigration Act of 1990 defining EB-1, calls it. In order to qualify for the visa, the applicant must meet three out of the 10 criteria . Recipients of the EB-1 visa must provide proof they have won a major award, along with "evidence of commercial successes in the performing arts, evidence of work displayed at ... Read More »

Teacher arrested after shots fired at Dalton, Ga. high school

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No students were hurt by the alleged gunfire but one sprained her ankle. Police say that just before noon, students tried to get into Davidson's classroom, but he wouldn't let them in. The incident prompted the officials to evacuate and lock down the school. "Investigators are going to be talking to people who know him or had recent contact with him, what his mental state was, what might have led up to this", Frazier said Thursday. Read More »

Pakistan, US making behind the scenes efforts to mend relations

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Also, China's brotherly love for Pakistan hasn't waned. Pakistan's de facto Finance Minister Miftah Ismail brushed off concerns that United States economic pressure will damage the Pakistani economy. Ambassador of Afghanistan , Omar Zakhilwal Wednesday called on National Security Adviser Lt. "The will is there", he added . The FATF gray-listing may put a strain on the Pakistani economy, which is already in a precarious position. Read More »

National security advisor HR McMaster rumored to be leaving White House

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W. Bush White House. Trump took to Twitter to push back on McMaster's remarks at the Munich Security Summit last month. McMaster is the president's second national security adviser, after former national security adviser Michael Flynn was ousted in February of a year ago after he misled Vice President Mike Pence about his contact with a Russian official. Read More »

Keith Richards apologizes to Jagger for comment

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The 74-year-old Jagger welcomed his eighth child in December 2016. He told his 1.08 million followers on Twitter that he had apologised to the singer. "I actually wanted four or five more shows-it stopped just as we were peaking". "Those poor kids!", he had said about Jagger. Don't matter how many bones you want to pick out of him, he's wonderful to work with. Read More »

New Zealand teen gunman's shocking plot to ASSASSINATE Queen revealed

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According to the recently released documents from the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI-6) obtained by the website Stuff , the teenage assassin posed a real threat. Christopher Lewis was described in the documents as "severely disturbed" and was charged with unlawful possession and discharge of a firearm. More than a decade after the incident, Lewis was charged with the brutal murder of an Auckland mother and the abduction of her baby daughter, who was later dropped at a nearby ... Read More »

Egypt's Sisi says offense to army, police equals high treason

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A militant insurgency hit the Sinai Peninsula in 2013, when the army led by Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi ousted Egypt's first freely elected president Mohamed Morsi . The State Information Service, which accredits foreign reporters and monitors their coverage, called on officials to decline interview requests from the BBC until it apologizes for alleged inaccuracies. Read More »

Three limited edition David Bowie releases for Record Store Day 2018

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The previously unreleased set offers fans a chance to listen back on history as we dive in to Bowie's Isolla II tour and re-visit his dates at London's Earls Court from'78. "This version can be seen in the Serious Moonlight concert film and was also previously available on the AA side of the now very rare Australian David Bowie Is exhibition exclusive yellow vinyl 7" single. Read More »

Southern Illinois lawmakers vote against 'burdensome' state gun control measures

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Senate Bill 1657 and House Bill 1273, which ensure gun shops will comply with these and other state and federal laws by creating a gun dealer licensing system. They all need at least one more vote before going to the governor. Although ATF requires them to do background checks on the buyer, it does not include video surveillance or background checks on all employees at the business or the gun inventory. Read More »

Culture secretary Matt Hancock puts the brakes on Leveson Inquiry part two

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Steven Heffer, head of media and privacy at London firm Collyer Bristow, who acted for victims of phone-hacking by the press, described the announcement as "astonishing". "Over many centuries in Britain, our press has held the powerful to account and been free to report and investigate without fear or favor", he said. Read More »

We Can Fight for Gun Control Without Locking People Up

What action must be taken to deter another Stoneman Douglas, another Las Vegas, another Sandy Hook? Thanks to the Parkland teens, we've been schooled. Is Loesch trying to pretend she cares about "grieving Black mothers", who have lost children to gun violence? But modernizing the gun laws isn't mean to literally take these handguns away from people . Read More »

Toys R Us and Maplin collapse: What is administration?

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The company, which also trades as Babies "R" Us, today (28 February) appointed Simon Thomas and Arron Kendall of Moorfields Advisory as administrators who are now managing an "orderly wind-down" of the retailer . - Can customers protect themselves when buying products in Toy R Us stores which are still open? Zelf Hussain, joint administrator and PwC partner, said: "The challenging conditions in the United Kingdom retail sector are well documented". Read More »

Investors Catching Stocks Bank of America Corporation (BAC)

The stock decreased 0.35% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $122.94. Price T Rowe Assocs Md accumulated 3.52M shares or 0.01% of the stock. Therefore 81% are positive. The stock has "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 18. HSBC initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, January 19 report. Read More »

Supreme Court wrestles with polling apparel case

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Opponents say the law is overly broad. At another point, however, Roberts suggested the law "does reach quite a bit beyond what I think a reasonable observer would think is necessary". The shirt included a picture of the Gadsden Flag and a small Tea Party logo, and a "Please I.D. Me" button with the website and phone number of Election Integrity Watch. Read More »

Texas college baseball coach fired for drug testing comments about Colorado recruits

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An email Jeffcoat sent to a high school player from Colorado was made public this week, exposing a questionable recruiting policy that Jeffcoat implied the school abides by. I'm just sad that he couldn't take a chance on me, because of what is going on in the state of Colorado. "Thanks for the interest in our program". How strident? According to Yahoo Sports, and confirmed by the Houston Chronicle , he recently rejected a potential recruit because the player came from Colorado, which ... Read More »

Russia's Olympic membership reinstated by IOC

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The IOC released a statement notifying that all remaining test results from the Olympic Athlete from Russian Federation delegation were negative. A team of 168 athletes who could prove they were clean from doping competed at February's Winter Games as Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR), under the Olympic flag and anthem. Read More »

Australians Told to Throw Out Rockmelon Following Listeria Outbreak, Deaths

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These instructions from the NSW Food Authority, which apply to all Australians, follow a bacteria outbreak that killed two people, prompting a nationwide trade recall of the fruit. Acting Dean in the School of Science at Swinburne University of Technology, Professor Enzo Palombo, said that Listeria is found through the environment - in soil and water - and is able to contaminate foods during any stage of production. Read More »

Hope Hicks resigning as communications director

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It is expected she will leave the White House in the next few weeks. She was the fourth person to occupy the position since the president was sworn-in, as the Trump White House has set modern records for staff turnover. "And I think the White House knows that", Mr. Schiff said. She has also been interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller, in his expansive probe of Russian interference of the 2016 election and potential misdeeds committed by those in the president's orbit. Read More »

Did Canavan survive Nationals' ministry reshuffle?

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Mr Pitt becomes Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, a role that returns him to the status he had before Mr Joyce abruptly dumped him from the frontbench last December in a reshuffle that split the party room. "I look forward to working with the Deputy Prime Minister, Michael McCormack , within the transport and infrastructure portfolio". Bridget McKenzie, the party's deputy leader, will continue on as minister for rural health, minister for sport and minister for regional ... Read More »

Las Vegas Gun Range Billboard Changed To 'Shoot A School Kid'

The billboard originally advertised a deal to shoot a gun at Battlefield Vegas. A guerrilla art collective has hijacked a Las Vegas billboard advertising a gun range in protest over America's "obsession with gun culture". "Indecline engages in many different forms of social and political injustices, but this is by far one of the most pressing at the moment", he said, noting that while people might initially find the message shocking it is meant to get them thinking about the issue. Read More »

Icon Advisers Inc. Co. Sells 12500 Shares of Finisar Co. (NASDAQ:FNSR)

The stock decreased 0.88% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $78.8. About 940,270 shares traded. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has risen 2.43% since February 28, 2017 and is uptrending. Loop Capital started coverage on Finisar in a report on Monday, January 29th. Maxim Group maintained the shares of HSNI in report on Friday, August 5 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Donald Trump hails drop in illegal border crossings

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President Trump hailed his administration's "big victory" in court in a case that challenged his proposed border wall, but threatened Wednesday to delay improving some sections of the existing border barrier in California. Curiel said in his ruling that the law's lack of specifics prevented him for concluding that the administration failed to properly consult others. Construction can proceed for now. Read More »

Qatar's statement at UN Human Rights Council full of fallacies

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The four countries used the right to reply following the Qatari statement at the meeting. The permanent representatives of the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt would like to use the right to reply to the speech made by the Qatari minister of foreign affairs to engage the esteemed Council in a diplomatic crisis which it ignited. Read More »

Buckeyes players, coach secure several All-Big Ten awards

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Purdue heads to New York City as the #3 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and the Boilermakers are motivated to capture their first conference tournament title after falling short of back-to-back Big Ten regular season titles. MI junior center Moritz Wagner doesn't care much for individual accolades. "To play in the mecca of basketball, a place that's so prestigious, it's one of the best, if not THE best basketball arena in the whole United States and it's a dream come true to step on that ... Read More »

Motorcyclist involved in viral road rage incident arrested

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The original road rage allegation stemmed from a June 21, 2017, incident that took place about 5:45 a.m. on the southbound lanes of Highway 14, near Newhall Avenue. At the same time, a motorcyclist operating a "Harley Davidson type" of motorcycle was also traveling southbound, also inside the carpool lane, to the left of the Nissan. Read More »

SG Americas Securities LLC Acquires 15165 Shares of Callon Petroleum (CPE)

Callon Petroleum Company ( CPE ) lost -2.88% to reach $10.8 in the previous trading session. About 5.00M shares traded or 222.78% up from the average. Therefore 45% are positive. TiVo had 28 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Tuesday, October 3 with "Buy". Read More »